Advances in Medicine and Biology. Volume 84

Leon V. Berhardt (Editor)

Series: Advances in Medicine and Biology
BISAC: MED000000



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This continuing series gathers and presents original research results on the leading edge of medicine and biology. Each article has been carefully selected in an attempt to present substantial topical data across a broad spectrum. Topics discussed in this book include documenting and describing the methods and value of medication therapy management programs; immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in cryptococcal meningitis; growth hormone deficiency in children; the barrier function of retinal pigment epithelium; the use of lateral access in lumbar spondylolisthesis; clinical effects of Yokukansan for tension-type headaches; myocardial hypertrophy and periodontal disease; evaluation of national drug policy in Sudan; mucosally-restricted leishmaniasis in the old and new world; results of pharmacist’s intervention in a geriatric outpatient clinics based on potentially inappropriate prescribing criteria; and a short commentary on an ethical analysis of banning free pharmaceutical samples. (Imprint: Nova)


Documenting and Describing the Methods and Value of Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Programs
(Jan D. Hirsch, Kelly C. Lee, Sarah Lorentz, Candis M. Morello, Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Executive Director Partners in Medication Therapy, and others)
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Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome in Cryptococcal Meningitis
(Lokesh Shahani, Yeraldin Esquivel-Alvarez, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA, and others)

Growth Hormone Deficiency in Children
(María Dolores Cañete, Miguel Valle, Rosario Martos, Eva L van Donkelaar, Ramón Cañete, PAIDI CTS-329 Group, Universidad de Córdoba. Instituto Maimónides de Investigación Biomédica de Córdoba (IMIBIC). Cordoba, Spain, and others)

The Barrier Function of Retinal Pigment Epithelium: Its Role in Healthy Eyes and Diseases
(C. Campa, V. Salerno, P. Perri, Eye Clinic, Arcispedale Sant' Anna - Ferrara University Hospital, Ferrara, Italy)

The use of Lateral Access in Lumbar Spondylolisthesis
(Luiz Pimenta, Rodrigo Amaral, Luis Marchi, Leonardo Oliveira, Instituto de Patologia da coluna. São Paulo, SP, Brazil, and others)

Clinical Effects of Yokukannsannka-Chinpihange for Tension-Type Headache
(Yasushi Shibata, Department of Neurosurgery, Headache Clinic, Mito Medical Center, University of Tsukuba, Mito Kyodo General Hospital, Mito, Ibaraki, Japan)

Myocardial Hypertrophy and Periodontal Disease
(Jun-ichi Suzuki, Department of Advanced Clinical Science and Therapeutics, The University of Tokyo, Japan)

Evaluation of National Drug Policy in Sudan: Regulatory Privatisation, Social Welfare Services and its Alternatives
(Abdeen Mustafa Omer, Occupational Health Administration, Ministry of Health, Khartoum, Sudan)

Mucosally-Restricted Leishmaniasis in the Old and New World: Updates in the Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of the Underestimated Neglected Disease
(Amal A. El-Moamly, Parasitology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt)

Results of Pharmacist’s Intervention in a Geriatric Outpatient Clinics Based on Potentially Inappropriate Prescribing Criteria
(M. Margarida Moraes, Ana Matias, M. A. Soares andJ. Gorjão Clara, Faculty of Pharmacy of Lisbon University; Geriatric University Unit of Faculty of Medicine of Lisbon University, and others)

An Ethical Analysis of Banning Free Pharmaceutical Samples
(Ahmed Elsayyad, Public Health Studies, Johns Hopkins University,
Baltimore, Maryland, USA)


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